The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 254 209 226
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 12 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.35% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.37% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7076 5086 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.52% 94.69% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 4056 4709
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 9 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -40 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Java
3 19 (67.86%) Test Scripting
4 18 (64.29%) Automation Testing
5 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 16 (57.14%) Degree
5 16 (57.14%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) C#
7 11 (39.29%) Selenium
8 9 (32.14%) QA
8 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
9 7 (25.00%) BDD
9 7 (25.00%) User Stories
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) ISEB
12 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
13 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
13 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
13 3 (10.71%) JBehave
13 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
13 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
13 3 (10.71%) Maven
13 3 (10.71%) Ant
14 2 (7.14%) Web Services
14 2 (7.14%) XML
14 2 (7.14%) RAD
14 2 (7.14%) FTP
14 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
15 1 (3.57%) Online Games

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) FTP
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) JBehave
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Test Scripting
3 18 (64.29%) Automation Testing
4 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) RAD
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
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